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PowerShot G5 X

The tech tinkerer's compact camera

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Experience intuitive control in a timeless design

Oozing the iconic Canon G-series DNA, the PowerShot G5 X allows you to explore a wider number of photography features and settings. Boasting a compact body, the PowerShot G5 X's 3.0 inch vari-angle touchscreen enables you to shoot from a variety of unique angles, whilst the built in LED electronic viewfinder will keep your eye on the scene.

  • Enjoy the DSLR-like handling

    PowerShot G5 X's centrally positioned, large and responsive 2,360K dots electronic viewfinder offers high resolution and DSLR-like handling.

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  • Shoot your story from a different perspective

    Take your shots from different angles and enjoy intuitive fingertip operation with the camera's large 3.0 inch vari-angle touchscreen.

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Get sharing in seconds with the Canon Camera Connect app

From the street to the table, wherever you travel you'll find nothing better than sharing all your best images with your friends and loved ones. With our app you can instantly get social and share all your skills and stories captured on your PowerShot G5 X.

  • Pair your phone and camera for the ultimate group shot

    You're behind the camera but want in on the action. Simply pair the PowerShot G5 X to your smartphone, change settings to remote shooting, and smile.

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  • Remember the story behind every image

    Share the story behind every image with the Canon Camera Connect app. The app collects GPS info from your smartphone, adding it to your photos and videos.

Experience uncompromised image quality packaged in to a timelessly compact body
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  • Capture superb shots in any light

    Always take crisp, clear shots even in any light thanks to PowerShot G5 X's 1.0-type 20.2 Megapixel CMOS sensor and DiG!C 6 processor.

    European city at night, taken on a Canon PowerShot G5 X digital camera
  • Document your world in motion

    Create realistic Full HD 60p movies with creative control over aperture, shutter speed and ISO using manual movie mode.

    Futuristic city taken on a Canon PowerShot G5 X digital camera
  • Pocketable power for stunning images

    From sweeping landscapes to up-close portraits, the 24mm wide-angle, ultra-bright zoom lens captures stunning shots with beautiful background blur.

    String guitar taken on a Canon PowerShot G5 X digital camera
  • Touch screen magic

    PowerShot G5 X's touch panel LCD allows you to quickly select auto focus points, take photos via Touch Shutter and swipe to review your images.

    City by the river taken on a Canon PowerShot G5 X digital camera
See the PowerShot G5 X in action
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More Features
  • Yacht on the water taken on a Canon PowerShot G5 X digital camera

    Stay charged on your travels

    Easily charge your camera via standard USB smartphone chargers or via your PC while working or surfing the internet.

  • City at dusk taken on a Canon PowerShot G5 X digital camera

    Creativity made easy

    Try enhanced Star Mode and Handheld HDR to effortlessly deliver professional and creative photos.

  • City at night taken on a Canon PowerShot G5 X digital camera

    Get creative with RAW support

    The 14-bit RAW file support enhnaces your creative options during photo editing via Digital Photo Professional.

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PowerShot G5 X
  • Image Sensor Type (Size)

    1.0-inch CMOS

  • Effective Megapixels

    Approx 20.2

  • Imaging Processor

    DiG!C 6

  • HS System


  • Video Recording

    Full HD 1080p

  • Maximum Aperture

    f/1.8 (W), f/2.8 (T)

  • Intelligent IS


  • LCD Monitor

    3.0-inch, Multi-angle Capacitive Touch Panel LCD

  • Recording Media

    SD/SDHC/SDXC and UHS-I Memory Cards

  • Wi-Fi / NFC


  • Viewfinder


  • Optical Zoom


  • RAW Mode


  • Optical Zoom During Video


  • Battery


  • Dimensions (W x H x D)

    112.4 x 76.4 x 44.2mm